This session will present current research on how a dynamic university is using telepresence to effectively educate undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students. Participants will explore the potential of this cutting-edge technology to facilitate face-to-face distributed learning. Special attention will be afforded to the finding that sense of community continues to be a challenge to telepresence in the classroom and how departments are seeking to address it. Recommendations will be offered to guide departments regarding potential opportunities and roadblocks toward incorporating telepresence into the classroom.
Kaufman, J. A., & Raskin, C. (February 2015). Telepresence: Democratizing the highereducation classroom. Poster presented for the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting 2015, Anaheim, CA.
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